Couch ME, Dittus K, Toth MJ, Willis MS, Guttridge DC, George JR, Barnes CA, Gourin CG, Der-Torossian H. Cancer cachexia update in head and neck cancer: Definitions and diagnostic features. Head Neck. 2014 Jan 10. doi: 10.1002/hed.23599. [Epub ahead of print]
Der-Torossian H, Couch ME, Dittus K, Toth MJ. Skeletal muscle adaptations to cancer and its treatment: their fundamental basis and contribution to functional disability. Crit Rev Eukaryot Gene Expr. 2013;23(4):283-97.
Jalisi S, Sanan A, Np KM, Hussein K, Platt M, Truong MT, Couch M, Burkey BB. Economic impact of a head & neck oncologic surgeon- The case-mix index (CMI). Head Neck. 2013 Sep 3. doi: 10.1002/hed.23470. [Epub ahead of print]
Der-Torossian H, Wysong A, Shadfar S, Willis MS, McDunn J, Couch ME. Metabolic derangements in the gastrocnemius and the effect of Compound A therapy in a murine model of cancer cachexia. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2013 Jun;4(2):145-55.
Toth MJ, Miller MS, Callahan DM, Sweeny AP, Nunez I, Grunberg SM, Der-Torossian H, Couch ME, Dittus K. Molecular mechanisms underlying skeletal muscle weakness in human cancer: reduced myosin-actin cross-bridge formation and kinetics. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2013 Apr;114(7):858-68.
Fried D, Weissler M, Shores C, Couch M, Hayes N, Hackman T, Zanation A, Qaqish B, Chera BS. Incidence of nodal disease after nonsurgical therapy in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients with bilateral neck disease: can a bilateral neck dissection be avoided? Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Apr;36(2):188-91. doi: 10.1097/COC.0b013e3182436eda.
Der-Torossian H, Gourin CG, Couch ME. Translational implications of novel findings in cancer cachexia: the use of metabolomics and the potential of cardiac malfunction. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2012;6(4):446-50.
Zhao N, Ang MK, Yin XY, Patel MR, Fritchie K, Thorne L, Muldrew KL, Hayward MC, Sun W, Wilkerson MD, Chera BS, Hackman T, Zanation AM, Grilley-Olson JE, Couch ME, Shockley WW, Weissler MC, Shores CG, Funkhouser WK, Olshan AF, Hayes DN. Different cellular p16(INK4a) localisation may signal different survival outcomes in head and neck cancer. Br J Cancer 2012;107(3):482-90.
Harris SL, Thorne LB, Seaman WT, Hayes DN, Couch ME, Kimple RJ. Association of p16(INK4a) overexpression with improved outcomes in young patients with squamous cell cancers of the oral tongue. Head Neck 2011;33(11):1622-7.
Ang MK, Patel MR, Yin XY, Sundaram S, Fritchie K, Zhao N, Liu Y, Freemerman AJ, Wilkerson MD, Walter V, Weissler MC, Shockley WW, Couch ME, Zanation AM, Hackman T, Chera BS, Harris SL, Miller CR, Thorne LB, Hayward MC, Funkhouser WK, Olshan AF, Shores CG, Makowski L, Hayes DN. High XRCC1 protein expression is associated with poorer survival in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Clin Cancer Res 2011;17(20):6542-52.
Shadfar S, Couch ME, McKinney KA, Weinstein LJ, Yin X, Rodríguez JE, Guttridge DC, Willis M. Oral resveratrol therapy inhibits cancer-induced skeletal muscle and cardiac atrophy in vivo. Nutr Cancer. 2011;63(5):749-62.
Patel SC, Carpenter WR, Tyree S, Couch ME, Weissler M, Hackman T, Hayes DN, Shores C, Chera BS. Increasing incidence of oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma in young white women, age 18 to 44 years. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29(11):1488-94.
Couch ME, Zanation A. Transoral robotic surgery: disruptive or sustaining innovation? Arch Surg. 2010;145(9):907-8.
Seaman WT, Andrews E, Couch M, Kojic EM, Cu-Uvin S, Palefsky J, Deal AM, Webster-Cyriaque J. Detection and quantitation of HPV in genital and oral tissues and fluids by real time PCR. Virol J. 2010;7:194.
Dellon ES, Cullen NR, Madanick RD, Buckmire RA, Grimm IS, Weissler MC, Couch ME, Shaheen NJ. Outcomes of a combined antegrade and retrograde approach for dilatation of radiation-induced esophageal strictures (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2010;71(7):1122-9. Epub 2010 Apr 24.
Maguire PD, Papagikos M, Hamann S, Neal C, Meyerson M, Hayes N, Ungaro P, Kotz K, Couch M, Pollock H, Tepper J. Phase II Trial of Hyperfractionated Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy and Concurrent Weekly Cisplatin for Stage III and IVa Head-and-Neck Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Apr 7.
Harris SL, Kimple RJ, Hayes DN, Couch ME, Rosenman JG. Never-smokers, never-drinkers: unique clinical subgroup of young patients with head and neck squamous cell cancers. Head Neck. 2010;32(4):499-503.
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